Life

Missionaries from global South to North face hurdles

While Christianity’s center of gravity has shifted southward in the past century from Europe and North America, missionaries from the global South are still not welcome as full partners in global evangelism, an African missionary to Europe told a recent international gathering of Christians.Fidon Mwombeki, general secretary of United Evangelical Mission, talked about challenges faced […]

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Millions of Americans may lose their healthcare plans

  One of the major selling points of ObamaCare was the president’s oft-repeated promise that if you liked the coverage you have now, you would be able to keep it. As Obama’s team drafts the regulations for implementing this massive government takeover of the healthcare industry, it’s becoming evident – if not undeniable – that […]

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What is financial independence?

  The perceived complexity of financial planning often leads to frustration and indecision by many families.  In last month’s column, we explored a simplified approach to financial planning by looking at the five short-term uses of money.  Money can be used in only one of five areas in the short-term: giving, lifestyle, repayment of debt, […]

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Global Day of Prayer May 23, 2010

VISIONThe Glory of Christ and the Blessing of the Nations. “For the earth will be filled with the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.” (Habakkuk 2:14) MISSIONTo call Christians from all Nations to: Unite in repentance and prayerWork together as God’s servants for the blessing and     healing of the […]

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Taxed Enough-The Journey of America’s Tea Party

America’s Tea Party movement has been dubbed many things since it materialized in the early months of 2009. On the positive side, The Economist describes the movement as “America’s most vibrant political force.” In contrast, recently a Newsweek journalist said the movement was “dominated by conspiracist kooks.” And then you have those who might be […]

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National Day of Prayer

A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional. Judge Barbara Crabb ruled in mid-April that government recognition of the day violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The decision “carries out the Founders’ plan of preserving religious liberty to the fullest extent possible in a pluralistic society,” wrote Crabb.Attorneys […]

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400,000 Men make a stand for Jesus

Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of men gathered in South Africa to hear evangelist Angus Buchan’s passionate message on God’s power to transform lives. Now viewers across the globe can tune in and be a part of this mega-event. Four sessions from Buchan’s “Mighty Men” conference will air on GOD TV: April 23 at 8:30 […]

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400,000 Men make a stand for Jesus

Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of men gathered in South Africa to hear evangelist Angus Buchan’s passionate message on God’s power to transform lives. Now viewers across the globe can tune in and be a part of this mega-event. Four sessions from Buchan’s “Mighty Men” conference will air on GOD TV: April 23 at 8:30 […]

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Americans want Internet gambling illegal

Two out of three Americans want Internet gambling to remain illegal, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll. Nearly half of the people who responded – 46 percent – say casinos have a negative local impact. More than 1,000 people took part in the survey. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., has introduced legislation that would legalize […]

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Ireland Judges weigh Union abortion ruling

Ireland’s constitution prohibits abortion. Three women who wanted abortions are challenging it. Roger Kiska of the Alliance Defense Fund was there on behalf of the Family Research Council to defend legal protections for pre-born children in a case that the ADF believes is pivotal for the European continent. “Two of [the women] had claimed that […]

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